Flashcards in Prince of Egypt Deck (22):
What does the film revise?
Our version of Moses towards something immediate and believable
What did the filmmakers use as their source material?
Who is the scene highly accessible to?
What medium to children find extremely relatable?
Catchy songs and cartoons, they relate to this medium very easily
Who is the film relatable to?
Their target audience
What is the film effective for?
Teaching children about the story of Moses and morals
What are songs used for?
To emphasise significant sections such as the parting of the Red Sea and the scene with the Burning Bush
How are key events or ideas presented?
They are presented in a way where their importance is highlighted
What is non-diegetic sound used for?
To give good effect and to build tension
Doe the film follow the Biblical story faithfully?
What type of film is it?
An American animated musical film (cartoon animation)
What do filmmakers chose?
Significant scenes and events as they have a time limit in order to get everything in
What scenes do the filmmakers stick strongly to?
The parting of the red sea, moses in the basket, the burning bush, the 10 plagues and the handing of the 10 commandments
What is the film an adaptation of?
The Exodus story
What key quotation is used in the film to display the importance of Moses's quest?
"Deliver us to the promised land"
How are women treated?
Women who are not of high status are treated like disrespectfully
What does Moses's sister call him?
"The Deliverer" who will bring them their freedom
Who brought Moses to the Jewish slaves?
What does Moses begin to see in the palace after his encounter with his sister?
The brutality the slaves undergo
What type of language is used during the scene of the Burning Bush?
Biblical language in order to show the importance of the scene and Moses, it is the moment Moses begins to accept who he is and what he must do
What key quotations are used in the Burning Bush scene?
"With this staff you will do my wonders", "Deliver them from slavery" and "I shall smite him with all my wonders"